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California Art Grants & Culture Grants:  195 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

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Matching Grants to San Luis Obispo, California Residents for Projects that Enhance the Neighb...

Deadline 02/12/18

Matching grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 to San Luis Obispo, California residents and property owners to support grassroots projects that support neighborhoods. Applicants are required to discuss their project with the funding source before submitting an application. Residents of the neighborhood initiate, plan and impl...

GrantWatch ID#: 164088

Grants to Pasadena Area, California Nonprofits and Schools for Arts, Sports, Recreation, and...

Deadline 03/12/18 LOI Date: 01/25/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Pasadena area, California nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for activities and equipment that will contribute to the cultural, educational, and civic advancement of eligible communities. Initial applications are due on January 25, 2018. Grant applications must fall in one of th...

GrantWatch ID#: 177528

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Libra...

Deadline 06/08/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, or school-based libraries to address challenges and opportunities to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival ad library fields. Preliminary proposals are due February 1. Projects should have the potential to further theory and practice. Succ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Perform Shakespeare Plays in Middle and High Schools

Deadline 02/08/18

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit or governmental theater companies to perform the works of Shakespeare for middle- and high-school audiences. The deadline to submit an intent to apply is December 15. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registration at least two weeks prior to the deadline. Each theate...

GrantWatch ID#: 165844

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Hospitals to Help People Living with Paraly...

Deadline 03/17/18 LOI Date: 02/15/18

Grants of up to $15,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofits, government agencies, school districts, tribal organizations, community organizations, and hospitals for projects that assist people living with paralysis. A letter of intent is due February 15, 2018. Programs should focus on three key areas: actively ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 174047

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts to Strengthen Communities through t...

Deadline 02/27/18 LOI Date: 02/06/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and school districts for a broad range of arts projects that will enhance local communities. It is strongly recommended that applicants create or renew the required registrations by January 24 and complete the registrati...

GrantWatch ID#: 178743

Award to Recognize a USA, Canada, or International Museum Professional for Outstanding Achiev...

Deadline 01/19/18

Award of $1,000 to recognize an outstanding USA, Canada, or International museum professional with less than ten years in the field. This award will recognize a specific achievement or body of work that has benefited either the honoree’s home institution or the museum field in general. The honoree’s work may be in an...

GrantWatch ID#: 161621

Fellowships to USA and Canada Young Lay Leaders to Travel to Israel and Develop Leadership Sk...

Deadline 01/19/18

Fellowships to USA and Canada outstanding young lay leaders to travel to Israel and develop their leadership skills. In Israel, Fellows will be given the opportunity to sharpen their characteristics and skills, acquire the experience needed, and broaden the networks required for Jewish leadership in the 21st Century. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 165991

Opportunity for USA Musical Ensembles to Participate in an International Tour

Deadline 01/21/18

Opportunity for USA musical ensembles to participate in a 15-day international tour. Selected ensembles will have the opportunity to present their work to international audiences during public concerts, demonstrations, lectures, workshops, media interviews, jam sessions, and interactive performances with local musicians....

GrantWatch ID#: 177382

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Excellence in Opera, Theater, and M...

Deadline 01/22/18

Prizes of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International singers and actors for competing in a theater, opera, and musical theater contest. Contestents must prepare a presentation in theater, American musical theater, and opera. Singers and actors are encouraged to perform constrasting selections. To effectively demo...

GrantWatch ID#: 175728

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, School Districts, and Libraries for Youth Literacy...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, school districts, and libraries to participate in a nationwide youth literacy program. Please note that the applicant must be a library or partner with a library. Communities may select books included on the program roster. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176614
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Grants to USA Artists to Support Innovative Projects and Career Development

Deadline 02/28/18 Conference Date: 01/25/18

Grants to USA artists representing a wide range of creative disciplines to support projects and career development activities. This program seeks to provide capital support to artists embarking on creative, adventurous, and risk-taking initiatives. In addition to financial support, artists will receive targeted advisory se...

GrantWatch ID#: 152012

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits for Contemporary Arts Programming

Deadline 03/09/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to Bay Area, California small and mid-size dance, theater, and multidisciplinary arts nonprofit organizations that provide contemporary arts programming. LOIs are due by January 26, 2018. Priority is given to organizations in San Francisco and Oakland, although eligible organizations f...

GrantWatch ID#: 163221

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits for Enrichment Programming for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to Bay Area, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit disadvantaged middle school youth in Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Francisco counties. Funding is specifically intended to support programming for a variety of high-quality enrichment opportunities t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174255

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits for Instrumental Music Programs and Performances

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit performance organizations in the nine San Francisco Bay area counties for projects and concerts that promote piano performances or music that includes the piano as a featured instrument. Funding will be provided to support piano-related expenses such as artist fees, piano ren...

GrantWatch ID#: 175591

Grants to Westlake Village, California Nonprofits for Social Services and Cultural Programs

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants starting at $250 to Westlake Village, California nonprofit organizations to provide specialized cultural programs and social services that benefit local residents. Applications will be considered from a broad range of community-based groups. Please note that eligible organizations must directly provide services to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177530

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Preserve and Provide Access to Important Film Foota...

Deadline 02/23/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $18,000 to USA nonprofit and public institutions to preserve noncommercial film materials that have historical and cultural significance. Applicants must register by January 26, 2018. Grant funds must be used for preservation expenses only and may not be applied to operational, staffing, or sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 178260
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Prizes to USA Journalists for Excellence in Investigative Stories and Commentary

Deadline 01/30/18

Prizes of $5,000 to USA journalists to recognize efforts in commentary or investigative journalism that are in service to the common good. Winners of these prizes exemplify social justice impact, reportorial excellence, and storytelling skill. Prizes will be presented in the following categories: 1. Book (bound volume...

GrantWatch ID#: 177619

Grants to Goleta, California Organizations for Community and Economic Growth Projects

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to Goleta, California nonprofits for community development projects and programs. Funding is available for civic services, community projects, cultural activities, educational programs, and special events that benefit the homeless and low- to moderate-income residents of the City of Goleta. Funding will also be cons...

GrantWatch ID#: 138389

Grants to Gilroy, California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Education, Culture, Health...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Gilroy, California nonprofits, schools, and city agencies for programs benefiting community residents. Areas of funding include civic, environmental, culture, education, health, recreation, technology, agriculture, and art. In reviewing grant applications, the Foundation gives consi...

GrantWatch ID#: 148876

Grant to a Gilroy, California Nonprofit, School, or Agency to Contribute to Public Performin...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grant of $20,000 to a Gilroy, California nonprofit, school, or government agency for performing arts programs, including dance, opera, music, theater, musical theater, stagecraft, costume, and makeup. Preference is given to programs that provide services for which public funds are not available or insufficient. In revie...

GrantWatch ID#: 149842

Grants to Gilroy, California Nonprofits for Technical and Engineering Programs and Studies

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of $20,000 to Gilroy, California nonprofits, schools and government agencies for industrial arts programs, including design, technical drawing, graphic technology, engineering studies, vocational programs, and film or movies. Preference is given to programs that provide services for which public funds are not availa...

GrantWatch ID#: 149843

Grants to Kern County, California Nonprofits and Arts Organizations to Promote Arts Apprecia...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $1,500 to Kern County, California nonprofits and arts-focused organizations for arts access, advocacy, and arts education programs that benefit local residents and visitors. Projects should promote the development of artistic standards and enhance greater arts awareness and understanding in and for the comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 149933
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Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Nonprofits to Benefit Individuals with Autism

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations for programs that enhance the lives of people affected by autism. Funding is intended for the areas of education and training, recreation and community activities, young adults and adults, technological equipment, sensory equipment, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160553
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Grants to USA and Canada Female Artists for Works of Art that Focus on Women

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to USA and Canada feminist women artists for works of art that focus on women. Funding will be provided for projects that have already begun, and those that are well underway in the areas of visual art, fiction, and mixed genre.

GrantWatch ID#: 166159

Award to a California Author to Recognize a Children's Book that Highlights California

Deadline 01/31/18

Award of $500 to a California author to recognize an outstanding book for children or young adults that focuses on California and its people. The award is intended to promote interest in the stories of the State of California, its history, and its future. The prize of $500 and an engraved plaque are presented to the rec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174844
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Film Study Research Projects

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International recognized individuals for projects that explore new aspects of film and the film industry. Priority will go to projects that address underrepresented topics within the field. Projects should investigate cultural, historical, educational, scientific, or theoretical aspect...

GrantWatch ID#: 177172

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Music Education Program Support and Product Donations

Deadline 03/31/18 LOI Date: 01/31/18

Grants averaging $2,500 and product donations to USA nonprofits for programs that provide music education in schools and local communities. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry by January 31, 2018. Funding is intended to improve access to music instruction and to give children nationwide greater opportunities to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178253

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060

Grants to California Organizations and Individuals to Utilize a Rural Space for Arts, Life Sk...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to California organizations and individuals for the opportunity to utilize a unique rural location for environmental, arts, cultural, life skills, and healing arts programs. This program is not a cash award; it is a labor for recreation trade program. Programs should facilitate growth, healing, learning, artistic...

GrantWatch ID#: 182620
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Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Library Prog...

Deadline 02/01/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize distinction in library programming through cultural or thematic programs which address specific community needs, have a measurable effect, and involve active community planning and participation. A cultural/thematic program is one that features the...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Award to a USA, Canada or International Music Composer for Career Achievement

Deadline 02/01/18

Award to a USA, Canada or International music composer for outstanding achievement in their overall body of work and demonstration of unique creativity. Nominations should preferably come from recognized experts in the field of classical music. The prize includes a cash award, a performance, and a residency of four non-con...

GrantWatch ID#: 163158

In-Kind Grants of Planning and Evaluation Services to USA and Territories Nonprofit and Gove...

Deadline 02/01/18

In-kind grants valued at approximately $4,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and government museums to evaluate their operations and prepare for the future. This program can assist museums with the following types of assessments: collections stewardship assessment, community engagement assessment, and organizational asse...

GrantWatch ID#: 163856

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Community Improvement in Eligible...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000, and a limited number of $15,000 to $20,000 grants, to California organizations in Humboldt, Trinity, and Del Norte Counties to address pressing community issues and strive to improve the quality of life in the area. Two types of grants are offered: one-year responsive and two-yea...

GrantWatch ID#: 166710

Grants to Palo Alto Area, California Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Education, Environment, an...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to California nonprofit organizations serving the Palo Alto Area, East Palo Alto, and Menlo Park for programs in the areas of arts and culture, community development and social services, education, environment, health, mental health, disabilities, housing, nutrition, senior services, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 166978
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Photographers and Photojournalists for Work that Pr...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants of $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International photographers and visual journalists for the production of bodies of work that promote cultural tolerance, understanding, and world peace. Funding will be used to support project production. Selected recipients will be those that demonstrate skill in photography and a sha...

GrantWatch ID#: 177632

Award to a California Nonprofit to Recognize an Outstanding Youth Visual Arts Program in Los...

Deadline 02/01/18

Award to a Los Angeles County, California nonprofit organization working to impact youth through education in the visual arts. While consideration will be given to proposals from throughout the County, preference will be given to organizations based in Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley. The genesis of this award was a de...

GrantWatch ID#: 177933

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benef...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Eligible USA communities are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas. Applications will b...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321

Grants to California Nonprofits for Environment, Health, Music, and Education

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of environment, health, and music programming. Funding may also be requested for programs that provide educational opportunities in the areas of arts and environment. The Foundation's grantmaking areas include: Environment and Health Program Priorit...

GrantWatch ID#: 180885

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Enhance Local Food Systems, and Strengt...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants averaging $7,000 to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the food system, and enhance public health. Applications are invited from both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support. Priority is given to applica...

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Grants to Los Angeles County, California Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Health, and Youth P...

Deadline 04/01/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

Grants to Los Angeles County, California nonprofits to support programs in the areas of health and medicine, education, the arts, development and mentoring of youth (under 21 years old), and environmental awareness activities. A letter of intent is due February 1. More details on the program areas are as follows: You...

GrantWatch ID#: 181897

Grants to Beverly Hills, California Nonprofits for Social Services and Cultural Programs

Deadline 02/02/18

Grants to Beverly Hills, California nonprofit organizations for social services programs that assist vulnerable populations such as the elderly, disabled, homeless, and low-income residents. Cultural programs that respond to community needs will also be considered. By funding a safety net, the City establishes a continuum ...

GrantWatch ID#: 143388

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish His...

Deadline 02/02/18

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history, heritage, and culture at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides doctoral candidates with the opportunity to utilize the collections of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States that Utilize Technology and Innovation to Solve E...

Deadline 02/02/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple cities and states that are using technology and innovation to solve everyday problems in their communities. These grants are intended to help support and expand the programs of three to eight nonprofits in each of the following regions: - Bay Area - Boston - Chicago ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182854
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Grants to USA High Schools to Enhance and Revitalize their Theater Programs

Deadline 02/06/18

Grants of $10,000 to USA high schools to enhance and revitalize their theater programs. Funding can be used towards various critical needs, including production expenses and master classes. Examples of the uses of funding are outlined below. Eligible Use of Funds: - Production: Fund a production, purchase critical th...

GrantWatch ID#: 182853

Grants to USA Individuals to Write Humanities Books for a General Public Audience

Deadline 02/07/18

Grants of up to $50,400 to USA individual authors and scholars for the writing of books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised to verify or complete their online registration no later than January 24. This program supports well-researched, humanities-based books t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811
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Grants to California Artists and Nonprofits to Provide Arts for the Underserved in Santa Cla...

Deadline 02/13/18

Grants to California emerging artists and nonprofit arts organizations for projects and activities that provide increased access to arts opportunities for the diverse cultural communities and underserved populations of Santa Clara and/or San Mateo counties. Eligible arts disciplines include: - Theater - Music - Dan...

GrantWatch ID#: 173162
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Grants to Calaveras County, California Nonprofits and Schools for Community, Senior, and You...

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations and schools for projects that benefit the public in Calaveras County. Funding is intended for innovative programs that positively impact local residents in the areas of youth, seniors, and community enrichment. Youth Initiative: Projects that pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 134041
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 03/01/18 LOI Date: 02/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by February 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposal...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Arts, STEM and Literacy Projects for PreK-12 Students

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, museums, and governmental institutions for programs in the areas of literacy, art, and STEM for PreK-12 students. Preference will be given to organizations within the Funding Source's service area, including: - California: Grass Valley and Lake ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165021